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May 2, 2024 Business & Fun

May is the final business meeting for the Gem and Mineral Society before we take a break for the summer. Business meetings will start again in September.

Short workshops and new member welcome before the business meeting and Chinese Auction after round out the evening.

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Jewelry Making Basics

SIG Class this Week! This Thursday, April 25, Deb Delvaux will teach a class on some jewelry making basics. Topics to be covered: These are all important skills for anyone interested in making jewelry.  If you would like to make a bracelet or a necklace, bring beads and a clasp.  Deb will supply beading wire […]

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Business Meeting 3

April 4 Business Meeting and Workshop!

April 4, 2024 is the next workshop and Business Meeting of The Villages Gem and Mineral Society. Be sure to attend and maybe win at our Chinese Auction.

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Gem and Mineral Workshop Open on Sunday

Yes, Virginia, there is an Easter Bunny! This year the Easter Bunny is bringing to us an open workshop! Maybe that makes it the perfect day to make some beautiful egged shaped stones? Sunday, March 31, 2024 Normal gem and mineral workshop hours: 9am – noon. “Hop” to see you there!

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2024 Artisan Show Thanks and Congrats!

We were so fortunate to have wonderful gift baskets that we were able to provide in our door prize drawings at the 2024 Artisan Show. Baskets Provided by: “Beach Basket” was provided by Cathy Harris, Cebert Wealth Management – Ameriprise 352-674-4200 2 baskets of “Village Goodies” were provided by Jill Coyne – Villages Realty 352-875-1559 […]

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March 28 Workshop Special Events!

There are 2 exciting additions to our normal workshop on Thursday, March 28, 2024. There will be a wire-wrapping class taught by Deb Delvaux and an auction of some very cool tools and stones.

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Reminder: No Workshop Sun 3/17/24

This just in: reminder there will be no workshop this coming Sunday the 17th. Enjoy St Patrick’s Day! Photo by Jon Sailer, from Unsplash

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2024 Annual Artisan Show, Feb. 25, 2024 Photo by Mike Zecher

2024 Annual Artisan Show Photos

The Villages Gem and Mineral Society’s 2024 Annual Artisan Show was held on Feb. 25, 2024. By all accounts the event was a rip roaring success! The event featured finished pieces created by our own members as well as slabs and finished cabs we could all stock up on. Thanks to all the members who […]

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March 7, 2024 News and Events

Mar 7, 2024 is our business meeting plus so much more including short workshops. All members are strongly encouraged to attend.

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Feb 2022 beginning wire wrapping class results

Wire Wrapping Session

Our next wire wrapping session is Thursday 2/22 at 6:00. The Session will be led by Deb Delvaux. This class is for everyone who has had the basic wire wrapping class. This month we will practice what we have already learned. For the class, you need to bring a cabochon, square wire, and half round […]

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